Make a Personalized "Perfect Pairs" Poster

Create a poster gift for your special someone, putting your relationship alongside all the other "pairs" of things you think of as a perfect match.

From food pairings to characters from fiction and film, it's a lot of fun to think up the pairs that mean to most to you.

Funny and endearing, this poster is a creative gift that will make the recipient feel extra special.

Create a personalized perfect pairs gift  for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, best friend...

All you've got to do is...

  • Add your names to one of our lists of perfect pairs and personalize further if you choose
  • Pick a color scheme
  • Print it at home and frame it to create a creative gift

He loved it! I loved it. The framer loved it. Everyone I showed it to loved it!" Jane, Montana

We've made a few example posters of the types of pairs you could list, from celebrities and well known fiction characters, to classic food pairings.

Create a personalized perfect pairs gift  for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, best friend...

I was blown away by how easy it was to make my poster! It would have taken me hours messing around on the computer to make it myself." Vicki, Missouri

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Questions and Answers

I have no idea what to write in my poster. Can you help?
Sure - check out my poster examples for inspiration.

How do I print and frame my poster so that it looks as nice as in your photos?
It's actually pretty easy. See my specific printing and framing tips. Here's what a past customer had to say:

I hate it when things don't turn out as good as what they look like in the photo, but this actually turned out better than I expected and my husband loved it! Vicki, Missouri

Is my printer good enough?
Almost certainly. The trick is to use good quality paper. See my printing tips.

What if I buy it but then it looks bad when I print it?
I'll give you 100% of your money back immediately, no questions asked. Just email me.

What are the print size options?
8 × 10 inches is a popular size for photo prints, so it's a good choice if you want to print your poster at a photo print shop. Also it's usually easy to find 8 x 10" photo frames.
8.5 × 11 is a common printer paper size in the USA, so it's a good choice if you live in the USA and you want to print your poster at home.
A4 is 210 × 297 millimeters or 8.27 × 11.69 inches. It's a popular printer paper size in most countries other than the USA.
After you purchase you can download your poster in all 3 sizes for no extra cost.

Can I print a different size other than the ones you offer?
Sure! Take your downloaded file to a print shop and they'll be able to print it in whatever size you ask them to.

What if I give it to them but they don't like it?
I'll give you 100% of your money back immediately, no questions asked. Just email me. Seriously.

What's your guarantee or returns policy?
Our "love it" guarantee: If the recipient doesn't LOVE their poster, email me and I'll refund every penny immediately, no questions asked, no matter how long it was since you purchased.

Why should I pay for this when I could just make it myself?
If you've got the skills, go for it! Just don't underestimate how many hours it will take (hint: probably 2 hrs, and even then it might not look quite right). Just to give you an idea: when I created this poster-maker it took me 2 hours just to find the perfect font, and then about 1hr to create each of the color palettes. But then again maybe I'm just a perfectionist.

Example Wordings

Here is a collection of example pairs you could use to personalize your poster. I've grouped them by food, famous couples, and more general pairs.

Don't feel constrained by these though... mix and match to make the perfect poster for your perfect match!

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Food Pairs

For this collection I've used "&" instead of "and", but either looks good, so just play with the layout and see what you like best.

Coffee & cake
Peanut butter & jelly
Peaches & cream
Wine & cheese
Bacon & eggs
Macaroni & cheese
Fish & chips
Salt & pepper
Bread & butter
Milk & cookies
Spaghetti & meatballs
Mac & cheese
Ice-cream & sprinkles
You & Me

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Famous Couples

Here is a list of fiction character pairs we used to make a poster. Just copy and paste into poster maker and edit your names.

Gomez and Morticia
Antony and Cleopatra
Peter and Wendy
Tarzan and Jane
Buttercup and Wesley
Minnie and Mickey
Lady and the Tramp
Wall-E and Eve
Romeo and juliet
Lois and Clark
Marge and Homer
Simba and Nala
Beauty and the Beast
Ron and Hermione
You and Me

Of course, there are so many more famous couples from history, literature and film you could use, so don't feel limited by these. Some more ideas include:

Miss Piggy & Kermit
Asterix & Obelix
Hawkeye & BJ
Marlin & Dory
Bella & Edward
Romeo & Juliet
Kevin & Winnie
Harry & Sally
Harry Potter & Ginny Weasley
Jane & Edward Rochester
Anne Elliot & Frederick Wentworth
Elinor Dashwood & Edward Ferrars
Katherine & Heathcliff
Emma & Mr. Knightly
Elizabeth Bennet & Mr Darcy
Anne & Gilbert
Romeo & Juliet

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General Pairs

And here is a list of general "pairs" that we thought looked good too. Just copy and paste into poster maker and edit your names.

Wine and cheese
Bat and ball
Bread and butter
Bow and arrow
Thunder and lightening
Wind and waves
Leaps and Bounds
Hugs and kisses
Ice-cream and sprinkles
Yin and yang
Heart and soul
Bride and groom
Me and you

Other general pairs you could use are:

Horse & Carriage
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Love & Marriage
Rock & Roll
Trouble & Strife
Donkey & Dragon
Night & Day
Light & Dark
Bed-knobs & Broomsticks
Love & Trust
Truth & Deception
Lock & Key
North & South
East & West
Comb & Brush
Bed & Breakfast
Left & Right
Wind & Waves
Rest & Relaxation
Pen & Paper
Sticks & Stones
Up & Down
In & Out
Boy & Girl
Nuts & Bolts
Flotsam & Jetsam
Dollars & Cents
Bride & Groom

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Printing Your Poster

Is my printer good enough?

Most home inkjet printers these days are excellent quality, even the cheaper ones. The key to getting really good quality prints is to use the right paper...

What kind of paper should I use?

I recommend using matte photo paper. The vibrancy of the colors and crispness of text you get when using photo paper are leagues ahead of what you get using regular office paper. Ideally you should use the same brand of photo paper as your printer, or else stick to a well-known brand like Canon, HP, or Epson.

If you're giving an unframed print as a gift, then it's important for the paper to feel thick and high quality. It's worth getting the best quality matte paper that you can afford, like "Canon Luster Photo Paper" or "Canon Semi Gloss".

If you're giving a framed print as a gift, then the thickness of the paper is less important so long as the colors are vibrant. In that case a thinner photo paper like "Canon Matte Photo Paper" would be a good option - that's the paper I personally use most of the time.

Can I just print it at Kinkos instead?

Yes! That's a good option too, and many of our customer choose to do this.

Framing Your Poster

What type of frame

Personally I like "matted" frames, which are ones that have a white border around the poster. I think they look great, and they also make your gift feel bigger and more substantial. If you ever visit an high-end photography gallery you'll notice that this is the type of frame that they use, simply because they look fantastic.

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Where to buy a frame

In the USA, you can get a great-looking frame for about $14. I recommend
8 x 10" photo frames from Amazon
8 x 10" photo frame from Walmart

In the UK, the best place I've found to get frames is Hobbycraft. You can get a 30 x 40 cm frame (to hold an A4 poster) for about £10.

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